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Court of Appeal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
Court of AppealˌCourt of Apˈpeal noun [singular] 🔊 🔊 SCLthe highest law court in Britain apart from the House of Lords
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Court of AppealFinally, the question arises whether this application should have been made to the Court of Appeal.The Court of Appeal had held that there was no trade dispute and so no protection for the trade union officials.The Court of Appeal held that the accused had a duty to provide information as to the status of his patients.The Court of Appeal sat on 28 October 1991 and gave judgment on 12 November.
From Longman Business DictionaryCourt of AppealˌCourt of Apˈpeal (also Appeal Court) noun [singular]LAW in Britain, the highest court of law that makes decisions about criminal and CIVIL cases that have been decided by lower courts but where people are not happy about the decision made. Appeals against a judgement in the Court of Appeal are heard in the HOUSE OF LORDS
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